First & Fifteenth: Pop Art Short Stories

A fantastic book from 2005 featuring painted stories by Steve Powers. Above you will find 1 of 8 short stories.

Available here

Freedom To Shine: The Story of an American Legend

Things aren’t what they seem in this beautiful, two volume Limited Edition from Stillhouse.

Nonfiction

Want to know what it’s like to have sex with an artist? Read this article. Want to know what it’s like to be married to one? Read this book.

Zio

 

Taking Names, Making Lists

People I Want To Punch In The Face

 

The Fountainhead in 5 seconds

lulz.

I Was Just Leaving: The Art of Richard Colman

Published back in 2007, I Was Just Leaving showcases the artwork of TWBE fave Richard Colman. The book above is the limited edition dirty version, which I have no clue where you can purchase now. You can however buy the tame(r) version of the book here.

Go The Fuck To Sleep – The Audiobook

Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson and available for free for a limited time here.

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Greatest Sips

Written by the cooking duo known as Hot Knives, Greatest Sips includes 21 essays on great beers, plus what cheese and album go best with each. For example, Hitachino Nest XH pairs with rondin de brebis cheese and T-Rex’s “Get it On.” Order a softcover or download the ebook here, and get an early start on the weekend.

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Dondi White Style Master General

You need to have this book in your library.

Available here

Wisdom

Wisdom is a soothing book by Andrew Zuckerman featuring portraits, thoughts, and lessons learned from the over-65 set of luminaries. This 2011 edition published by Abrams features new interviews with Yoko Ono, Jeanne Moreau, and Helmut Jahn.

Available here

Esquire’s Eat Like A Man Cookbook

In all seriousness, every man (and do-right woman) should own this cookbook. Well-designed, and accompanied by beautiful photographs, mouth-watering recipes, and insightful how-to’s, Eat Like A Man reads like a magazine with an indefinite lifespan.

Available here

‘The Medium is the Massage’ Gets a New Cover

Appropriately designed by Shepard Fairey.

Available here

The Art of Mark McKee: Seen Unknown


Mark McKee is the man. An influential artist during the golden age of skateboarding, his graphics still resonate to this day. This book by Winston Tseng and published by Mark Batty Publisher, looks in depth at the art of McKee, from his early sketches up to his work today.

Available here

Bay Area Graffiti ’80s–’90s Early Bombing

Releasing later this month through Mark Batty Publisher, Bay Area Graffiti ’80s to ’90s: Early Bombing by SFaustina and Jocelyn Superstar is a necessary addition to your library. 208 pages of bombing history with the exception of a few.

Pre-order here

Grotesk – A Decade of Swiss Design Lost in Brooklyn

This is a well designed retrospective of Grotesk‘s illustration and design work. The book is real fun to page through.

Add it to your library here

On Top of Illustrating Book Covers, Frank Frazetta Also Modeled For Them

The Man From S.T.U.D.

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How To Roll A Joint With Tampon Paper

This and so much more are contained in The Official High Times Pot Smoker’s Activity Book by Natasha Lewin & The Editors of High Times, and published by Chronicle.

Available here

David Shrigley – Red Book

This is one of those books that you can pick up at any point in the day, flip through, and smile. Published by Chronicle Books, Red Book contains 240 pages of David Shrigley’s humorous art that he created while in residency at at IASPIS in Stockholm, Sweden.

Do yourself a favor,and pick up the book here.

Glenn O’Brien’s How To Be A Man

This book should be required reading for every man to read after his Sophmore year in college. Impeccably written and designed, Glenn O’Brien is a sage… just look at the review comments on the back for further proof.

Published by Rizzoli and available here

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